Notre Dame upset glimpse of future for Duke
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Notre Dame upset glimpse of future for Duke

Promising quarterback Daniel Jones leads Blue Devils with three touchdown passes

Photo: Daniel Jones

Now we know what Duke’s veteran players believed in fall camp when they called redshirt freshman quarterback Daniel Jones “The Future.”

This was why Blue Devils head coach David Cutcliffe remained upbeat about Jones, even while expressing heartbreak for redshirt senior quarterback Thomas Sirk when he was lost with another Achilles’ injury a week before the opener. ... 

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Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan is an award-winning sportswriter and the author of "Raye of Light". Tom has also written for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Voice of San Diego,,, and Gameday Central. He has won multiple first-place awards from the San Diego Press Club and first place from the Copley News Service Ring of Truth Awards. The National Football Foundation/San Diego Chapter presented him its Distinguished American Award in 2003 and USA Track and Field’s San Diego Chapter its President’s Award in 2000.

Raye of Light: Jimmy Raye, Duffy Daugherty, the integration of college football and the 1965-66 Michigan State Spartans

By Tom Shanahan; Foreword by Tony Dungy; August Publications

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